Nigerian artist Wizkid will perform at the Roundhouse in London in collaboration with Apple Music Live, debuting songs from his anticipated fifth studio album. London fans will have the exclusive opportunity to witness the live recording in September. 27, but the Grammy-winning musician’s performance will also be streamed in 165 countries this autumn.
“Apple Music has always been a supporter of my career and an important tool to connect me with my fans. To collaborate with them on something like this is special,” the “Essence” singer said in a release. “I’m excited to debut new music from my upcoming album More love, less ego and share my Apple Music Live show with fans around the world.”
The Afrobeat artist dropped his first solo track of 2022 “Bad to Me” last week, teasing his next album due in October. 29. The track departs from the sensual production of his last album, Made in Lagosin favor of one amapiano-based beat.
Wizkid is no stranger to London: He sold out five shows at the city’s O2 arena last year. He is also the first African solo artist to enter Apple Music’s Global Daily Top 10 after achieving an international hit single”Essence.”
Wizkid made history with his album Made in Lagos, the first African album to be RIAA-certified gold last month. With this event, he joins Harry Styles, Mary J. Blige and Lil Durk, other artists who have partnered with Apple Music to offer exclusive live performances.